Mr. Mentler currently teaches Entrepreneurship and the E-Campus’s “Introduction to Accounting and Finance” class for the Professional Science Management program. He is also a faculty advisor for the MBA program, where he advises MBA teams on the financial and economic components of their integrated business plans. Before joining Oregon State, Mr. Mentler spent 15 years in corporate finance for various fortune 500 companies. Most recently he was the director of finance for a multi-media division of Comcast. In that role, he led several cross functional teams in evaluating the profitability of new products and services that used cutting edge digital technologies. His experiences have given him a unique perspective on how to commercialize new technologies.